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#10938438 - 06/24/15 08:35 PM How many of you carry a spare prop in the boat?
Frank the Tank Offline
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Registered: 02/27/13
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I'd like to hear from you, thanks
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#10938454 - 06/24/15 08:41 PM Re: How many of you carry a spare prop in the boat? [Re: Frank the Tank]
Jersey Dan Online   content
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Registered: 01/01/07
Posts: 6409
Loc: your sisters house
Spare prop and spare lower unit on long distance trips

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#10938463 - 06/24/15 08:48 PM Re: How many of you carry a spare prop in the boat? [Re: Frank the Tank]
NITRO Z8 Offline
Pro Angler

Registered: 07/06/07
Posts: 524
Loc: fortworth tx, tarrant co.
I also carry a spare prop at all times and glad I do. Was on cedar creek last year and the wind was terrible as usual and just came out of a cove and my prop spun out. Was lucky enough to troll back in the cove to replace the prop and thank god for that because with the waves and wind I don't think I could have made it a cross the lake on the trolling motor only, so yes I carry a spare. Sorry for the long rant. Larry.

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#10938479 - 06/24/15 08:55 PM Re: How many of you carry a spare prop in the boat? [Re: Frank the Tank]
jbcarroll3000 Offline
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Registered: 09/12/12
Posts: 755
Loc: Denton, TX
I don't. Probably should.

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#10938480 - 06/24/15 08:56 PM Re: How many of you carry a spare prop in the boat? [Re: Frank the Tank]
AWS Offline
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Registered: 12/16/12
Posts: 342
Loc: Bedford, Texas
no, but i should...when i find one i can afford i am going to get it
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#10938481 - 06/24/15 08:56 PM Re: How many of you carry a spare prop in the boat? [Re: Frank the Tank]
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Extreme Angler

Registered: 12/19/07
Posts: 2131
Loc: Tarrant
Dumb question. What does spun you're prop mean?

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#10938486 - 06/24/15 08:58 PM Re: How many of you carry a spare prop in the boat? [Re: Frank the Tank]
Outdoordude Online   happy
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Registered: 04/20/09
Posts: 2025
I keep a spare prop in the boat.

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#10938489 - 06/24/15 09:00 PM Re: How many of you carry a spare prop in the boat? [Re: Jersey Dan]
Bugzout10 Offline
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Registered: 06/23/13
Posts: 4014
Loc: Weatherford Tx
Originally Posted By: Jersey Dan
Spare prop and spare lower unit on long distance trips
lower unit now that's prepared

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#10938498 - 06/24/15 09:03 PM Re: How many of you carry a spare prop in the boat? [Re: Frank the Tank]
Roll Tide Ranger Offline
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Registered: 01/08/07
Posts: 386
Loc: Krum, TX.
If I am driving any distance to fish I carry an extra trolling motor. A lot of things can go bad and you can still fish, If the trolling motor goes bad you are loading it up.

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#10938501 - 06/24/15 09:04 PM Re: How many of you carry a spare prop in the boat? [Re: Frank the Tank]
JIM SR. Online   sick
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Registered: 09/25/06
Posts: 6558
Loc: NRH/Fork again ! GET THE NET
yep, spare prop, prop wrench, and cotter keys

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#10938526 - 06/24/15 09:16 PM Re: How many of you carry a spare prop in the boat? [Re: Jersey Dan]
RedSkeeter Offline
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Registered: 04/12/05
Posts: 13588
Loc: Emory, Texas
Originally Posted By: Jersey Dan
Spare prop and spare lower unit on long distance trips

Yo DanO, only elite dudes do that, LOL......... eeks... I live next to some.... grin
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#10938528 - 06/24/15 09:17 PM Re: How many of you carry a spare prop in the boat? [Re: JIM SR.]
Happykamper Offline
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Registered: 01/20/07
Posts: 7705
Loc: Southlake, Texas
I used to carry one, I may be wrong but I don.t think you can spin the hub on the prop that I am running, I know I have spun a couple of Yamaha props but these Mercury props like the Tempest and the Fury I have never had a problem.

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#10938544 - 06/24/15 09:23 PM Re: How many of you carry a spare prop in the boat? [Re: Frank the Tank]
John175 ® Online   content
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Registered: 10/21/05
Posts: 62586
Loc: Computer
I have a prop problem. I have three. A winter prop, summer prop and a beater prop.
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#10938560 - 06/24/15 09:29 PM Re: How many of you carry a spare prop in the boat? [Re: Frank the Tank]
epicoutdoors Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/18/08
Posts: 1923
Loc: On The Water NE Texas
I always carry a spare beater. The one time I needed one and didn't have it convinced me.

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#10938561 - 06/24/15 09:29 PM Re: How many of you carry a spare prop in the boat? [Re: bloo_rainger]
98Champion Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 03/17/13
Posts: 73
Originally Posted By: bloo_rainger
Dumb question. What does spun you're prop mean?


I assume he meant the prop broke free from the hub. I carry a spare prop and a spare hub. You can get a cheap aluminum prop for around $150, it won't be a real good prop but it'll get you across the lake if needed. I started carrying one after a friend of mine threw a blade off his stainless prop and he didn't even hit anything as he was running across Amistad in 80 foot of water. You never know when something may happen so it's smart to carry a spare.

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